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Family Protector (3 Licenses)

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Family Protector knows that the Internet is a double-edged sword: it's a great resource for kids, but strangers and inappropriate websites lurk just a click away. Intego Family Protector acts as your children's digital guardian whenever they go online. It allows you to set up customized profiles that monitor Internet habits and restrict adult content. Your kids are given a world that's age-appropriate and you're given peace of mind.
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Lock the door on objectionable sites

Don't want your kids taking a gander at gambling sites or exposed to pornography? We don't blame you. Intego Family Protector can block out entire categories of Internet sites so your children aren't exposed to objectionable content. You can also set up a specific list of approved websites so your kids can access them without accidentally running into a filter.

Safe surfing for each child

No two kids are alike. Each of your children has a different maturity level and deserves a different type of Internet access. Instead of having your older son scowl at you for treating him like a "baby" for setting the same restrictions as his little sister, you can assign each of them a unique profile. That way, your teenager can get online to do homework and play games while your youngest can print a coloring sheet or watch her favorite cartoon.

Set limits on Internet time

Need to open up computer time so your kids can do their homework or shut off access because it's time for dinner? Want to restrict the time of day your children can access the Internet so they don't try to sneak on late at night? Settings can be easily reconfigured so you can adjust accordingly.

Control settings from afar

Out to dinner while your teen needs to access the web for a school assignment? No problem. You can enable sites via a web browser, so he can get his homework done and you can enjoy your night out.

Keep an eye on sites they visit

Want to know exactly where your children are going? You can configure Intego Family Protector to record keystrokes or take screenshots of active applications. It's just another way to make sure your kids haven't stumbled across content they shouldn't be looking at.

Monitor chats and block strangers

Intego Family Protector can monitor Internet chat sessions to make sure your child isn't having an inappropriate conversation with a stranger. Once any objectionable terminology has been used, the chat session can be shut down and you'll be notified so you can educate your children about being safe and smart online.

Features:

  • Blocks objectionable web content, including categories of content, specific web sites, sites with specific keywords, and access to sites requiring https
  • Whitelist functionality allows users to access only sites you permit
  • Access restrictions custom tailored per user (e.g., one account for yourself and a more restricted account for your child)
  • Browser-embedded UI allows for overriding parental controls and allowing sites so long as the user has the necessary security credentials
  • History of websites visited for each user account and the ability to easily block/allow a site from the history list
  • Time of day restrictions on network access (restrict access to specific times of day/week, a maximum amount of time per day, or temporarily block a user for a set period of time or until you unblock them manually)
  • AntiPredator chat monitoring for all standard chat protocols to watch for objectionable chat content and block inappropriate chats (receive email alerts whenever objectionable content is detected)
  • View history of recorded chats, including the content of the chat and the ID of the chat partner
  • Takes screenshots and includes a Time Machine-like control that lets you easily view recorded screens
  • Records keystrokes
  • Restricts application network access only to applications you allow
  • Blocks inappropriate emails
  • Blocks connections to game servers or streaming music and video
  • Blocks peer-to-peer activity (e.g., BitTorrent)
  • Contains a "monitor only" mode that records a user's activity but does not provide any protections/perform any blocking
  • Periodically updates filters to provide ongoing protection against objectionable content
  • Web Administration Console allows anytime/anywhere access to Family Protector (view web activitiy and block/allow access to specific sites, allow exceptions to permitted network access times, and view blocked network applications and allow exceptions)
  • Email activity reports (e.g., websites that were blocked, blocked chats via AntiPredator or keyword triggering, attempts to access encrypted sites)

Discussion

What does it do?
Shield your kids from inappropriate content with this best in class parental control software.
Who is it for?
The perfect tool for every parent.
Requirements
OS X 10.7 or later
Developer
Intego

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